Event - The Young Investment Banker Programme

The Young Investment Banker Programme

London • Ages 15-18

18th April/ 4th July / 14th November / 13th December 2020
University College, London (UCL) OR Live & Online

The Young Investment Banker Programme gives students aged 15-18 an immersive experience of Investment Banking through a series of role-plays, seminars, simulations and Q&A sessions led by a group of experienced financiers.

You will undergo an interactive experience of Sales & Trading, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and Hedge Funds. Join us now to gain a competitive edge in the race for the best jobs in Investment Banking and a 'super-curricular' experience to add to your UCAS application.

You can choose to attend this programme EITHER in-person (at UCL) OR live online (via our state-of-the-art, interactive online platform).

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HIGHLIGHTS

An Immersive Experience of Investment Banking:

  • Expert investment bankers will coach you through live, interactive simulations including:
  • Pricing and trading stocks
  • Valuing companies
  • Negotiating in a live deal
  • Building a portfolio

Career Coaching for Future Investment Bankers:

  • You will be trained on how to secure a front-office position at a bulge-bracket investment bank
  • An action plan of how to get that hyper-competitive job in finance, starting now.
  • Coaching by experts on A-level, university and degree choices; extra-curricular activities; work experience; application and interview techniques. 

An Audience With Top Investment Bankers:

  • Q&A time with a panel of investment bankers, covering areas such as Sales & Trading, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and Hedge Funds.
  • Unlimited lifetime access to our depth of expertise. Students can contact us for further advice at any time and the most-relevant investment banker will respond to your questions. 

Boost Your UCAS Form and CV:

  • Attendance demonstrates you’ve gained key skills such as problem-solving, negotiating and commercial awareness.
  • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your applications.

Programme Format & Options:

The programme involvesa mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions.You can choose to attend this programme EITHER in-person (at UCL) OR online (via our state-of-the-art, interactive online platform). Both options are identical in content and are delivered LIVE by experienced professionals.

The in-person programme takes place in a UCL lecture hall. The online programme involves the exact same content as the in-person one and offers the same opportunities to meet top professionals & boost your CV & UCAS form.

The in-person and online options take place on different dates; you can decide which one to register for. Full dates and locations are listed further down this page.

Programme Fee:

In-Person Programme

£135/student for the full programme. Places are limited. If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10 at checkout to benefit from this.

Online Programme

£95/student for the full programme. Places are limited. If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10 at checkout to benefit from this.

For a full list of terms and conditions, please click here.

    TIMETABLE
    In-Person Programme Timetable
    10.30am The World of an Investment Banker - Choosing a career path in investment banking
    - Products banks work with
    - How do banks work with clients?
    - Case study: Capital choices to grow a company
    11.15am Joining the Trading Floor - The thrill of the trading floor
    - Terminology used
    - Winning trading strategies
    - How to become a top trader
    - Live, interactive trading game
    12.15pm Trading a Portfolio - Risk-reward
    - How the pros analyse trades
    - Fundamental analysis
    - Technical analysis
    - Competitive trading simulation of a major world event
    1.00pm Lunch Break
    2.00pm Investment Banking M&A - Mergers & Acquisitions
    - How do deals actually occur?
    - The art of valuing a company
    - Career paths & study areas
    2.45pm Enter a Live Deal - Enter a live deal scenario as you hear breaking news about a game-changing tech acquisition
    - Pitch to win business
    - Respond to live updates from the client
    - Choose a winning strategy
    4.00pm Career Coaching – How To Become A Top Investment Banker - Impactful cover letters/CVs
    - University choices
    - How to get work experience
    - Interview techniques
    - How to build your network
    - What you can do to stand out from now
    4.45pm Panel Discussion - Panel made up of high-ranking investment bankers
    - Top professionals answer your questions
    - Receive valuable advice
    - Guidance from those on the inside
    5.30pm Close

    *exact programme format subject to change without notice.

    Live & Online Programme Timetable
    11.00am The World of an Investment Banker - Choosing a career path in investment banking
    - Products banks work with
    - How do banks work with clients?
    - Case study: Capital choices to grow a company
    11.45am Joining the Trading Floor - The thrill of the trading floor
    - Terminology used
    - Winning trading strategies
    - How to become a top trader
    - Live, interactive trading game
    12.45pm Trading a Portfolio - Risk-reward
    - How the pros analyse trades
    - Fundamental analysis
    - Technical analysis
    - Competitive trading simulation of a major world event
    1.30pm Lunch Break
    2.00pm Investment Banking M&A - Mergers & Acquisitions
    - How do deals actually occur?
    - The art of valuing a company
    - Career paths & study areas
    2.45pm Enter a Live Deal - Enter a live deal scenario as you hear breaking news about a game-changing tech acquisition
    - Pitch to win business
    - Respond to live updates from the client
    - Choose a winning strategy
    3.45pm Career Coaching – How To Become A Top Investment Banker - Impactful cover letters/CVs
    - University choices
    - How to get work experience
    - Interview techniques
    - How to build your network
    - What you can do to stand out from now
    4.30pm Panel Discussion - Panel made up of high-ranking investment bankers
    - Top professionals answer your questions
    - Receive valuable advice
    - Guidance from those on the inside
    5.00pm Close

    *exact programme format subject to change without notice.

    Venue & Dates

    Live & In-Person: 

    4th July/ 14th November/ 13th December

    University College, London (UCL)
    Christopher Ingold Building
    20 Gordon Street
    London
    WC1H 0AJ
    United Kingdom

    Click here to see a map

    Live & Online:

    18th April

    You can attend this programme via our state-of-the-art, interactive online platform from anywhere in the world. All the content will be delivered in a live, interactive manner and you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions of our experienced professionals. All you need is an internet connection; we will send you full details of how to access the programme well in advance.

    WHO CAN ATTEND?

    This programme is for students aged 15-18 who have the passion and ambition to both learn about this career, and start boosting their UCAS/college applications & CVs. If you are a student who is slightly older or younger than our guidelines, then please do get in touch with us to discuss your specific situation.


    There is no application process, and you can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are limited; we are usually full a couple of months in advance of the programme date. No prior knowledge or experience is required to join this programme as we build your knowledge from the basics up to more advanced concepts.

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    We exist to give students a life-changing experience. We are proud to report that we have an overall rating of 4.8 out of 5 on Google Reviews. Our Google reviews can be read in full here, and some highlights are below.

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